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The Faceless Are Screwed
26th May 2017, 13:45
Posted by Tristan

Notorious for being unreliable, this time, The Faceless may well have taken the biscuit. Previously cancelling an entire Australian tour support slot with The Black Dahlia Murder, without letting fans know The Faceless screwed up. Now they’ve done it again and I think this is it.

Biters Nod To The Past In The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be
25th May 2017, 10:37
Posted by Tristan

If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Very much a mentality that could be applied to more than a few bands but rather than put it down to complacency, some are just brilliant at what they do. Following on from their debut record, Electric Blood, Biters have seen their popularity simply soar. Having had spots on prestigious tours the world over, the Atlantan bunch return for their second helping of Rock ‘n’ Roll that is The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be.

What Have Alestorm And Pirates of The Caribbean Got In Common?
24th May 2017, 16:45
Posted by Tristan

Set to hit cinemas this week, the brand new chapter in the series, ¬†Pirates of The Caribbean : Dead Men Tell No Tales will be unleashed, conveniently at exactly the same time as the brand new Alestorm album No Grave But The Sea. I delved into the depths to see what the two might have had in common…

Leprous Begin Their Next Stage With Malina 
24th May 2017, 13:00
Posted by Tristan

Progressive Metal genius Leprous announced their brand new album last week and we think that’s pretty good news.

Decrepit Birth Have At Last Announced Their New Record
24th May 2017, 09:30
Posted by Tristan

Underdogs in the Death Metal arena, Decrepit Birth have finally announced their brand new album Axis Mundi will be released on July 24th and here’s why you should all care.

Could Will To Power Be Arch Enemy’s Most Important Release To Date?
23rd May 2017, 13:00
Posted by Tristan

Announcing yesterday that the band have finished their work on brand new album Will To Power, we see why this could be one of the bands most exciting releases yet. 

My Cat Chooses His Favourite Vinyl
20th May 2017, 13:01
Posted by Tristan

For those who might not know, I (Tristan) have a little deaf cat called Rupert, who is actually into Metal it seems…

Why Costin Chioreanu Is Carach Angren’s Secret Weapon
19th May 2017, 10:16
Posted by Tristan

Before the release of their 2015 effort This Is No Fairytale, I couldn’t have cared less for the fast growing Dutch Symphonic Black Metal band. Having heard their name thrown around in differing circles, people were indeed talking. Convenient for my discovering of them as they released a brand new lyric video for “There’s No Place Like Home“. However it wasn’t just any old lyric video, created by renown artist Costin Chioreanu, the video was more than just a lyric video. Bringing this morbid tale to life entirely and it had me absolutely hooked.

Soundargens, Audioslaves and Rock : Five Ways That Chris Cornell Was A Rock God
18th May 2017, 11:42
Posted by Tristan

No doubt many of you will have heard the sad news that singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, Chris Cornell passed away sadly yesterday. At the age of 52 it’s a huge surprise and shock to the Metal community so we thought the least we could do was remind everyone of just how influential a man he was. 

Wrap Your Head Around Dying Fetus’ Brand New Video
17th May 2017, 18:18
Posted by Tristan

Having already premiered their debut single “Fixated on Devastation“, Dying Fetus have shown that their new hand, Wrong One To Fuck With, is still able to reside amongst the top of their releases. Now the band bring their second track into the Metal world with a delightfully deranged twist.

Understanding In The Passing Light of Day With Daniel Gildenlow
17th May 2017, 11:43
Posted by Tristan

Mainstays in the Progressive category, Pain of Salvation have been somewhat absent from the Prog arena for a while, however 2017 has broken their temporary silence with the release of their brand new album In The Passing Light of Day. As with almost Pain of Salvation records, there lies a concept. Particularly close to home, the new album aims to convey the emotions that are allied with the idea of acceptance of your own mortality.

Man Is The Warmest Place To Hide According To Broken Hope
17th May 2017, 10:31
Posted by Tristan

Returning from their slumber after their record Omen of Disease, Broken Hope have announced their brand new album Mutilated and Assimilated and their first track to premiere will appeal to Kurt Russel no doubt, that’s right my friends Broken Hope went full Carpenter and unleashed “Mutilated And Assimilated” to echo The Thing. 

John Frum’s A Stirring In The Noos – Theoretical Death Metal
16th May 2017, 14:04
Posted by Tristan

For those thinking that Death Metal is consistent with the stereotype of the hulking Metalhead who says “Brutal” after every syllable, wears baggy camo pants and drinks until he passes out, this is for you. Welcome John Frum, with a combined resume the band consist of members from The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Faceless and John Zorn to name a few. Like Gorguts, progenitors of the theoretical movement making Death Metal some of the most complex music to mould your cranium around, John Frum don’t only exhibit their technical capability but bring a unique, psychedelic element of the spiritual into the equation, a stirring in the noos if you will.

The Night Flight Orchestra – The Most Eighties Band Yet?
12th May 2017, 16:05
Posted by Tristan

Few eras will ever truly match the creative magnitude that was seen in the eighties. The golden days of creative enlightenment, coming off the back of the seventies and building a sound altogether entirely new and different itself. Not lending itself only to music however, all throughout the creative world there were milestones being made in the art of self expression. Though a fledgeling genre, through the nurture of the eighties, Sci-Fi for example was just one of the many other sectors that was in bloom. In a time before the idea of image often transcended the actual composition of a song itself, before the advent of MTV music used to be simple. Wanting to echo these traits the Swedish Super power, made up of members of Soilwork, Arch Enemy among others join us as we take a look into the eighties with an exclusive video.

Damnation Festival Is Shaping Up To Be Something Special
12th May 2017, 14:02
Posted by Tristan

Could this years Damnation be their most eclectic yet?

Enjoy Tuesday The Sky On A Wednesday
10th May 2017, 10:42
Posted by Tristan

Not all days of the mid week have to be bad as Tuesday The Sky serenade us with their brand new single, “Today The Sky“.

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